Here’s a look at some local news:

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Grant County Public Health Office will host a flu shot clinic on Monday, December 23rd. The annual flu vaccination is available for no charge for children and uninsured adults, while supplies last. The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the influenza viruses which are expected to be most common during the 2019-2020 flu season. Vaccination remains the best protection against the flu. Those most in need of the flu vaccination are as follows: Children 6 months through 4 years of age; Pregnant women (any trimester); People age 50 and older; People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions like asthma, diabetes, lung or heart disease, and those who are immunocompromised; People who live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities; People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu; and healthcare and early childhood personnel. The Grant County Public Health Office is located at 2610 North Silver Street in Silver City.

The Town of Silver City has issued a public notice informing the community that the Town Clerk is currently accepting applications for the Election Board standby list for the March 3rd, 2020 Municipal Officer Election. At the Voting Convenience Center located at 1715 Silver Heights Boulevard, the positions available are for a Presiding Judge, an Election Judge, and two Clerks. The same positions are available at the Absentee/Early Voting location at City Hall. Applications are available at town of silver city dot org.

According to the agenda of the Luna County Commission, today’s meeting included a presentation of service awards and recognition of retiring employees. Martha Garcia was honored for 20 years at the Detention Center and Rosie Moreno with 5 years at the Healing House. Retiring Luna County employees included Mark Jasso, Danny Gonzales, Moses Pastran, Benny Ramon and Carolina Trevizo. Congratulations to all.